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Treasures on Earth: Museums, Collections and Paradoxes

By: Keith S Thomson

114 pages, no illustrations

Faber & Faber

Paperback | Jan 2002 | #134795 | ISBN: 0571212956
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About this book

Thomson, Director of the highly respected Oxford University Museum, examines the glories and tribulations of modern collections and asks some probing and controversial questions: Do we really need all those collections and museums? Must everything be saved? Who are museums for?


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